Nepal is the only country in the world with top 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Nepal Tour Guide’s World Heritage Sites tour is specially designed for you to see and explore all the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nepal. There are 8 cultural and 2 natural world heritage sites in total, one of the more famous one being Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha. Other important heritage sites are the Changunarayan Temple of Bhaktapur, Chitwan National Park, and Sagarmatha National Park among others.
Apart from Kathmandu, Lumbini is another city with the largest number of world heritage sites. Sites like Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, sacred garden etc. have rich history that date back hundreds of years. Located roughly more than 285 km west of Kathmandu, Lumbini is the birthplace of Siddharta Gaumtam, better known as the Buddha. Ever since Buddha’s teachings spread across the world, this place has been teaming with monastic complexes and pilgrims.
Chitwan National Park
Another world popular destination around this region is the Chitwan National Park where you can take exotic jungle safari in. Chitwan National Park offers you an opportunity to ride on an elephant and takes you near to wild animals, such as one – horned rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, langur monkeys, wild boar, sloth, jungle cats, pythons, crocodiles, deer, etc. The various species of animals along with marshlands make Chitwan one of the top national parks in the world.
Explore the serene of Pokhara
And thriving as the most popular tourist destination of Nepal is Pokhara- a trekking gateway for the adventure lovers. With spectacular 360 degrees mountain view, adventure activities like white water rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping, etc, and food choices to satisfy every travellers palette, Pokhara ticks all the right boxes for travellers looking for a bit of everything.
Sagarmatha National Park is another natural heritage site in Nepal that is the home of the world’s highest Mountain peak Mount Everest as well as hundreds of other peaks that belong to the ‘8000 and above range of mountains.
Tansen – The historical site
The historic trading hub Tansen is second to none when it comes to giving you experiences of grandeur with every corner steeped in nostalgia. Medieval hill stations such as Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and Daman are perfect getaways from the summer heat, if there ever was one. Adding to this overwhelming list of world heritage sites are the world famous Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) Stupa, all located in the heart of Kathmandu city.
Overall, every part of Nepal is welcoming and it’s heritage reflects the country’s status and immeasurable diversity that has been brought to its soil. Every corner of the cities embodies the spirit of the kings, priests and artists who have helped shape this ever evolving country. A sense of wonder and awe shapes the Nepalese life at every moment. The numerous rituals and culture are rooted in a deep sense of pride in all that is Nepali. Nepal Tour Guide has specially designed an exclusive itinerary to those who wish to take in all that Nepal has to offer and relish in the delight to their heart’s content.